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WILKS AWARD
Each year at its Annual Meeting, the Southwestern Association of Naturalists makes an award for the best paper presented by a student. The Wilks Award provides a monetary allotment of $1000 and a certificate. More information about competing for the Wilks Award can be found under Instructions for Student Awards.

PREMIO WILKS
Cada año en su Reunión Anual, la Southwestern Association of Naturalists otorga un premio para la mejor ponencia presentada por un estudiante. El Premio Wilks provee una suma monetaria de $1000 US y un diploma. Información adicional de la competencia para el Premio Wilks se encuentra en Instrucciones para Premios Estudiantiles.

2021

Angélica Colín Martínez

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, México

 

Evaluation of Philopatry in Mugil cephalus and M. curema for the Gulf of Mexico and the Mexican Pacific / Evaluacion de la Filopatria en Mugil cephalus y M. curema para el Golfo de Mexico y el Pacifico Mexicano

 2020

Justin W. Agan

Oklahoma State University

 

How Juvenile Sexually Dimorphic Traits Impact Intrasexual Interactions and Fitness in the Collared Lizard (Crotaphytus collaris) / Como Caracteristicas Juveniles Sexualmente Dimorficas Impactan las Interacciones Intrasexuales y la Adecuacion en la Lagartija de Collar (Crotaphytus collaris)

 2019

Annamaria Savarino-Drago


 

Breeding success and spatial use of habitat of the Mexican endemic Sierra Madre sparrow in the trans-mexican volcanic belt / Éxito reproductivo y uso espacial de habitat del endémico Mexicano gorrión serrano en el je neovolcánico transversal

 2018 Amara Lee Garza

Texas State University

  Exploring The fitness consequences of alternative life history strategies in two Texas butterfly species/Explorando las consecuencias de la aptitud de estrategias de historia de vida alternativa en dos especies de mariposas de Texas.

2016

Hollis Dahn

University of Central Florida

 

Comparative phylogeography of Arizona elegans and Rhinocheilus lecontei: two perspectives on North American desert biogeography / Filogeografia comparativa de Arizona elegans y Rhinocheilus lecontei: dos perspectivas sobre la biogeografia del desierto de América del Norte.

2015

Lucas K. Hall

Brigham Young University

 

Desert bats and water: the importance of flight maneuverability in a changing climate/Los murciélagos del desierto y el agua: la importancia de maniobrabilidad de vuelo en un clima cambiante.

2014

Adam W. Ferguson

Texas Tech University

 

Skunks at the crossroads: assessing the interplay between environmental, morphological and genetic variation in the American hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus leuconotus)/Zorrillos en la encrucijada: Evaluación de la interacción entre el medio ambiente, variaciones morfológicas, y genéticas en el zorrillo Conepatus leuconotus.

2013

Nathan S. Holoubek

Emporia State University

 

Bird occupancy in relation to habitat structure in the oak savanna cross timbers of Kansas, USA / Ocupacion de pajaros en relacion a estructuras de habitat en el roble sabana a traves de bisques de Kansas, USA.

2012

Jesús A. Fernández

Louisiana State University

 

Comparative biogeography of the arid lands of central Mexico/ Biogeografía comparada de las zonas áridas del centro de México.

2012

Sara B. González-Pérez

University of Oklahoma

 

Bats of Colima, México: characterizing ecological aspects of distributions and habitats/Murciélagos de Colima, México: caracterizando aspectos ecológicos de su distribución y habitat.

2011

Jason Strickland

Angelo State University

 

Phylogeography of the cottonmouth, Agkistrodon piscivorus, determined by AFLP and venom protein profiles/Filogeografia del mocasin, Agkistrodon piscivorus, determinado por AFLP y los perfiles de proteinas del veneno.

2010

Shahan Derkarabetian

San Diego State University

 

Systematics of the Sclerobuninae (Arachnida: Opiliones: Laniatores): Cryptic Species and Troglomorphic Evolution / Sistemática Del Sclerobuninae (Arachnida: Opiliones: Laniatores): Especies Secreta Y Evolución De Troglomórphico.

2009

Nicté Ordóñez-Garza

Texas Tech University

 

Sphenotypic and genetic concordance in three species of Central American Peromyscus (Rodentia, Cricetidae).

2008

Jennifer Gumm

Lehigh University

 

Sex recognition by pupfish: who are female mimics fooling?

2007

Bart W. Durham

Texas Tech University

 

The influence of stream-discharge on the reproductive success of Great Plains cyprinids: Isi it time for a new paradigm?

2006

P. Raelyn Deaton

University of Oklahoma

 

Do big boys always win? Male body size affects reproductive success in a livebearing fish.

2005

James B. Johnson

Stephen F. Austin State University

 

Selection on tadpole morphology and swimming performance: an evaluation of the morphology, performance, and fitness paradigm.

2004

Scott P. Egan

Texas State University

 

Host plant quality and local adaptation as determinants of the distribution of a gall-forming herbivore.

2003

Dave P. Onorato

Oklahoma State University

 

Genetic structure of American black bears in the desert southwest of North America: Conservation implications for recolonization.

2002

Ricardo Torres-Cervantes

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

 

Reproductive patterns of an anuran community from the Chihuahuan Desert in Guadalcazar, San Luis Potosí, México.

2002

Chad W. Hargrave

University of Oklahoma

 

Density-dependent ecosystem effects of fishes from four functional groups.

2001

Linda M. Ilse

Oklahoma State University

 

Porcupines, pinyon pines, and pine engravers: what's the connection.

2000

Christine L. Hice

Texas Tech University

 

The impact of habitat and disturbance on small mammal community structure in humid tropical forests.

1999

Richard D. Stevens
Texas Tech University

 

Tropical bats, subtropical communities, and biogeographic interfaces: Seasonal variation in the structure of a guild of frugivores.

1998

Karen Voltura
University of Oklahoma

 

Parental investment in house sparrows (Passer domesticus): An experimental manipulation of brood sex ratio.

1997

Paul J. Gier
University of Oklahoma

 

The interplay between environment, social behavior, and morphology: case studies in Iguanids.

1996

J. Curtis Creighton
University of Oklahoma

 

Reproductive tradeoffs in the burying beetle, Nicrophorus orbicollis.



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